Edinburgh vs Gloucester Rugby Final Date and Time

By   April 29, 2015

Gloucester lifted the Challenge Cup in 2006 and seeking a third final appearance, while the Chiefs are bidding to reach a European decider for the first time.

On Friday, Edinburgh booked their place in the final with an impressive 45-16 victory over Newport Gwent Dragons with confirmed signing for next season Tim Visser scoring one of the five Edinburgh tries.

The second semi-final saw Gloucester beat Exeter Chiefs by 30-19. Tries from Bill Meakes, Tom Savage and Jonny May ensured Gloucester reached their first final of the competition since 2006.

Exeter were 25-22 victors when they visited Kingsholm last September but Gloucester exacted revenge in the return fixture, holding on for a one-point win.

Fri 1 European Rugby Challenge Cup Final: Edinburgh v Gloucester Rugby, The Stoop
19:45 local, 18:45 GMT, 00:45 BDT +1d

Gloucester squad: 15 Charlie Sharples, 14 Jonny May, 13 Bill Meakes, 12 Billy Twelvetrees (c), 11 Henry Purdy, 10 James Hook, 9 Greig Laidlaw; 1 Nick Wood, 2 Richard Hibbard, 3 John Afoa, 4 Tom Savage, 5 Mariano Galarza, 6 Sione Kalamafoni, 7 Matt Kvesic, 8 Gareth Evans.

Replacements: 16 Darren Dawidiuk, 17 Dan Murphy, 18 Sila Puafisi, 19 Elliott Stooke, 20 Ross Moriarty, 21 Dan Robson, 22 Billy Burns, 23 Brendan Macken.

Exeter Chiefs squad: 15 Phil Dollman, 14 Ian Whitten, 13 Jack Nowell, 12 Sam Hill, 11 Matt Jess, 10 Henry Slade, 9 Will Chudley; 1 Ben Moon, 2 Jack Yeandle, 3 Tomas Francis, 4 Dean Mumm (c), 5 Mitch Lees, 6 Dave Ewers, 7 Kai Horstmann, 8 Thomas Waldrom.

Replacements: 16 Elvis Taione, 17 Carl Rimmer, 18 Alex Brown, 19 Sam Skinner, 20 Tom Johnson, 21 Dave Lewis, 22 Gareth Steenson, 23 Tom James.